By Caroline Graham In Los Angeles For The Mail On Sunday
Published: 22:00 BST, 21 September 2019 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 21 September 2019
The 34-year-old’s hit series Fleabag is nominated for a total of 11 Emmy awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Phoebe Waller-Bridge is set to be crowned the Queen of Comedy at tonight’s ‘TV Oscars’ in Hollywood.
The 34-year-old’s hit series Fleabag is nominated for a total of 11 Emmy awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Best Actress in a Comedy Series.
She is also up for Outstanding Drama Series for Killing Eve, which she wrote.
An Emmy source told The Mail on Sunday: ‘Everyone is expecting this to be Phoebe’s coronation in Hollywood. She’s the biggest talent to come out of Britain in years and America has embraced both shows.
‘Everyone fully expects her to leave with an armful of awards. This is her year.’
Olivia Colman is favourite to win Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Fleabag, in a category which also includes Sian Clifford, who plays Fleabag’s long-suffering sister Claire.
‘Everyone wants Olivia to win because she’s so popular and she will make a brilliantly witty